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My lips, nose, and cheeks have been numb for a full day- what could be causing this?
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Need evaluation
You should see a doctor or go to the er if the symptoms are severe or associated with headache, change in vision, loss of sensation or weakness in other parts of the body.
Sensation from the face is transmitted through branches of the trigeminal nerve, the fifth cranial nerve. Possible causes include metabolic like low calcium (typically causes numbness around the mouth), brain tumor and stroke.

In brief: Need evaluation
You should see a doctor or go to the er if the symptoms are severe or associated with headache, change in vision, loss of sensation or weakness in other parts of the body.
Sensation from the face is transmitted through branches of the trigeminal nerve, the fifth cranial nerve. Possible causes include metabolic like low calcium (typically causes numbness around the mouth), brain tumor and stroke.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Jaime Quejada
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Cranial nerve
Compression, especially the trigeminal nerve needs to be ruled out if your numbness is spontaneous as opposed to induced by a recent local anesthetic injection.

In brief: Cranial nerve
Compression, especially the trigeminal nerve needs to be ruled out if your numbness is spontaneous as opposed to induced by a recent local anesthetic injection.
Dr. Jaime Quejada
Dr. Jaime Quejada
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